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Supporters of Property Maintenance Code urge against repeal

Early voting is underway on the city of Jonesboro’s alderman’s race in Ward 6, position 1. Also, the repeal of a controversial property maintenance code is up for voters to decide. At a recent meeting, supporters of the code held a community information event to explain why the code is needed in Jonesboro. A panel discussion involving four faculty members from Arkansas State University was held. Dr. Edward Salo is an assistant professor of history and is a Historic Preservationist. He says...
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Trump's Golf Course, Trump's Rules?

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One of the country's most outspoken abortion providers has filed a civil rights complaint against the hospital where she works, saying that it has wrongly banned her from giving media interviews.

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"I will not rest, and I'm going to make sure that the leaders at every level of government don't rest until every drop of water that flows to your homes is safe to drink, and safe to cook with, and safe to bathe in," President Obama told an energetic audience in Flint, Mich. "Because that's part of the basic responsibilities of a government in the United States of America."

Nearly every day for eight years, a former chemist in Massachusetts was high on drugs — drugs stolen from the lab where she worked.

There's no magical spending threshold for student success. Solutions are also complicated by the fact that children with different needs require different levels of support.

To better understand those needs — and what it will cost to meet them — a state can commission what's called an "adequacy study."

Most states have already done at least one.

Michigan is a late-comer. Its first adequacy study is due out this month.

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Boozman Pushes to Designate US-67 as 'Future I-57'

U. S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is working to turn another Arkansas highway into a major interstate. Boozman included a provision last week in the 2017 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development bill, to designate US Highway 67 as “Future I-57.” US 67 extends from Walnut Ridge to North Little Rock. Currently, Interstate 57 extends from Chicago, IL to Sikeston, MO. The provision will appropriate funding towards making US-67 meet interstate standards. The provision also allows Arkansas to...
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